"I want to tell you that I've decided not to return to the Beijing Ducks this year. It is the toughest decision that I've made in my life," Lin said in a video posted on Chinese social network Weibo.
A new and improved team spirit has developed, he emphasized. "Schalke has a lot of experienced players around that help us to perform better. Everyone is determined to improve."
Alan Kardec, who reached his 100th appearance in Chongqing Lifan, assisted Fernandinho Silva to break the deadlock in the 58th minute. Eight minutes later, the 31-year-old converted in a penalty chance.
"He's an important leader for the team and a big part of what we're building. He wants to be up there with the best players in the world and leave his mark. He can achieve that here," said Arteta.
Tractor parted company with Saket Elhami recently and signed a 3-year deal with Mansourian for an undisclosed fee.
Only counting on talent and youthful nonchalance doesn't take you to the top the 59-year-old predicted.
Second seed Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic also met little trouble in her 6-4, 6-3 win over Russia's Anna Blinkova.
The report said the decisions made through the NFABD Competition Standing Committee meeting took into consideration the weather conditions in the Sultanate.
Many fans meanwhile hope Matthaeus is wrong and the new season is going to end after a fierce battle. Looking at the Blacks and Yellows unlimited pool of exceptional talents, coach Lucien Favre seems to be able to play a fluid and attacking football.
Behind Bayern's attitude stands the intention to map the team's hierarchy in the player's salary.
Italian wildcard Jasmine Paolini beat Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova 6-2, 6-3 to set up a second round clash with top seed Simona Halep of Romania. Enditem